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The Hotei encyclopedia of Japanese woodblock prints

Author: Amy Reigle Newland
Publisher: Amsterdam : Hotei Pub., 2005.
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Serves as a source of reference as well as an in-depth study of several aspects of Japanese prints from the Edo (1600-1868) to Taisho (1912-26) periods. This introduction to Japanese prints is a  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Encyclopedias
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Hotei encyclopedia of Japanese woodblock prints.
Amsterdam : Hotei Pub., 2005
(OCoLC)607576279
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Amy Reigle Newland
ISBN: 9074822657 9789074822657
OCLC Number: 61666175
Description: 2 v. (600 p.) : ill., map ; 30 cm.
Contents: v. 1: Historical perspectives. The Edo period, 1603-1868 / Harold Bolitho ; The Meiji to Taishō eras, 1868-1926 / Ann Waswo --
The history of Japanese prints --
The Edo period, 1603-1868. The roots of ukiyo-e: its beginnings to the mid-eighteenth century / Donald Jenkins ; Ukiyo-e book illustration / Yu-Ying Brown ; Shunga in the Edo period / Timon Screech ; The Kanbun Bijin: setting the stage for ukiyo-e bijinga / Kobayashi Tadashi ; Chinese woodblock prints and their influence on Japanese ukiyo-e / Hans Bjarne Thomsen ; The birth of the full-color print: Suzuki Harunobu and his age, early 1740s to early 1780s / David Waterhouse ; The Yoshiwara and ukiyo-e / Cecilia Segawa Seigle ; Mitate in ukiyo-e prints / Ellis Tinios ; Kabuki: its history as seen in ukiyo-e / Samuel L. Leiter ; Kitagawa Utamaro and his contemporaries, 1780-1804 / Julie Nelson Davis ; Sumo prints / Lawrence Bickford ; Kyōka and ukiyo-e print designers / John T. Carpenter ; The publisher Tsutaya Jūzaburō and ukiyo-e publishing / Suzuki Toshiyuki ; Ukiyo-e meisho-e / Gary Hickey ; Diversification and further popularization of the full-colour woodblock print, c. 1804-68 / Ellis Tinios ; Surimono / Roger S. Keyes ; Nagasaki-e / Martha Chaiklin ; Kamigata-e: the prints of Osaka and Kyoto / Kitagawa Hiroko ; Shini-e / Melinda Takeuchi ; Warrior prints of the first half of the nineteenth century and the Suikoden / B.W. Robinson --
The Meiji era, 1868-1912. Woodblock prints of the Meiji era / Helen Merritt ; The maintenance of tradition in the face of contemporary demands: a reassessment of Meiji prints / Oikawa Shigeru ; Yokahama-e / Helen Merritt, Oikawa Shigeru ; Photography and ukiyo-e prints / Margarita Winkel ; Woodblock prints as a medium of reportage: the Sino-Japanese and Russo-Japanese Wars / Louise Virgin The late Meiji to Taishō eras, 1900s to 1926. Prints and modernity: developments in the early twentieth century / Kendall Brown ; The publisher Watanabe Shōzoburō and the Shin-hanga movement: its beginnings until the 1930s / Abe Setsuko ; Creative print (Sōsaku-hanga) magazines / Chiaki Ajioka --
Commerce and constraint in the world of publishing. The publishing trade / P.F. Kornicki ; Censorship and ukiyo-e prints / Sarah E. Thompson --
Materials and techniques: issues of conservation and collecting. Materials and techniques / Shiho Sasaki ; The care of Japanese prints / Pauline Webber ; Collecting ukiyo-e prints: issues of quality, condition and rarity / Chris Uhlenbeck ; The original versus the genuine / Chris Uhlenbeck --
The history of collecting Japanese prints. Ukiyo-e collecting in Japan / Oikawa Shigeru ; Japanese prints in Europe, 1860-1930 / Max Put ; Postwar ukiyo-e collecting in Europe / Robert Schaap ; Ukiyo-e print collecting in America / Julia Meech --
v. 2: Reference section --
Artist index --
Lineage charts --
Chronological/historical tables --
Map of former Japanese provinces and the Gokaidō --
Signature facsimiles --
Censor seals --
Publisher seals --
Appendices. List of works released by Shin-hanga publisher Watanabe Shōzaburō ; Pre-nishiki-e and Nishiki-e formats ; Elements of a print --
Concordance of artists' names (with Japanese characters).
Other Titles: Japanese woodblock prints
Responsibility: Amy Reigle Newland, general editor.

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